01.18.17

Burr Statement Following Confirmation Hearing for Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos

WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions yesterday held a confirmation hearing for Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos. Committee member Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement:

“I’m glad that we had a lively discussion with Betsy DeVos about her vision for the Department of Education,” said Senator Burr. “Her commitment to improving education and expanding opportunity for our students is unmatched. Betsy DeVos is the person we need for this job and I am proud to support her nomination.”